prolabium

prolabium

 [pro-la´be-um]
the prominent central part of the upper lip.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

pro·la·bi·um

(prō-lā'bē-ŭm),
1. The exposed carmine margin of the lip.
2. The isolated central soft-tissue segment of the upper lip in the embryonic state and in an unrepaired bilateral cleft lip and palate.
[pro- + L. labium, lip]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

pro·la·bi·um

(prō-lā'bē-ŭm)
1. The exposed carmine margin of the lip.
2. The isolated central soft-tissue segment of the upper lip in the embryonic state and in an unrepaired bilateral cleft palate.
[pro- + L. labium, lip]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

pro·la·bi·um

(prō-lā'bē-ŭm)
1. Exposed carmine lip margin.
2. Isolated central soft-tissue segment of upper lip in embryonic state and in an unrepaired bilateral cleft lip and palate.
[pro- + L. labium, lip]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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This approach is safe, cost effective and does not affect aesthetic and functional outcome of the surgical repair.15 In all patients with bilateral cleft lip and palate with prominent and proclined prolabium, the non-availability of an orthodontic specialist, necessitated repair of cleft lip without pre-surgical orthodontic treatments.22